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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ 1976 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Jessica Tandy and Jeremy Brett double the roles of Titania/Hippolyta and Oberon/Theseus.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
18 Aug 1976

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Alan Laing
Production Design
Susan Benson
Costume
Susan Benson
Cast
Jeremy BrettTheseus
Jessica TandyHippolyta
Jeremy BrettOberon
Jessica TandyTitania
Tom KneebonePuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Bernard HopkinsSnug
Bob BakerCobweb
Daniel BuccosMustardseed
Denise FergussonHelena
Dorian ClarRobin Starveling
Greg WanlessPeaseblossom
Hume CronynNick Bottom
Jack RobertsPhilostrate
Larry LambTom Snout
Mia AndersonHermia
Nick MancusoLysander
Richard PartingtonDemetrius
Richard WhelanFrancis Flute
Rod BeattiePeter Quince
Stephen RussellMoth
William NeedlesEgeus

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 17 August-16 October 1976
Reviews
Jackson, Berners W. Shakespeare Quarterly 28 (1977): 197-206 (in review-article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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